🎗️ ASI Public Event | DoI Public Lecture at the Doherty Institute


29 April 2022, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Please arrive at 5.45pm for 6 - 8:30pm (VIC)


Auditorium, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity


Dr Kirsten Fairfax (UTAS)
A/Prof Alberta Hoi (Monash)
A/Prof Jason Trubiano (Austin Health)




ASI VIC/TAS celebrates International Day of Immunology
🌏 "Public Lecture at The Peter Doherty Institute"

🗓️ April 29th 2022 at 6 - 8:30pm (VIC)


Join our Public Lecture on 'Autoimmunity'

Learn more about your immune system and why it is important during health and disease.
This year we are hosting a public lecture on "Autoimmunity”.

This is a free event so don't miss this wonderful opportunity.

The topic will be discussed by three of Australia’s top immunologists:

Dr Kristen Fairfax, University of Tasmania on ‘What is Autoimmunity?
Professor Alberta Hoi, Head of Lupus Clinic, Monash Medical Centre on ‘Lupus
A/Professor Jason Trubiano, Head of Centre for Antibiotic Allergy and Research (CAAR), Austin Health on ‘Drug Allergy

The public lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and refreshments.

📧 For more information, contact [email protected].

ℹ️ This event listing is for the Doherty Institute Public Lecture.  The Doherty Institute will also offer a Discovery Tour which precedes this Lecture.  If you wish to attend the Discovery Tour, please ensure you register separately for this here.  

Getting to the Institute:

The Doherty Institute is located at 792 Elizabeth Street, opposite the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, please enter via revolving doors at Elizabeth St entrance. Ticketed parking is available on-street and at surrounding car parking facilities.

Other ASI VIC/TAS Discovery tours and events:

Other Melbourne research institutes that are also offering tours as part of Day of Immunology in Victoria include:

  • Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Monash, Clayton
  • La Trobe Institute for Medical Science, Bundoora
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne
  • The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne (this event listing)
  • The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne
  • University of Tasmania, Tasmania

ℹ️  If you have already registered separately for the Discovery Tour, this will conclude in the auditorium and you may stay on for the public lecture can do so provided you have registered separately for each event.

For more information on Day of Immunology visit or follow us on twitter, facebook or instagram.

Organiser Description:

Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology - Day of Immunology

The purpose of the Day of Immunology is to strengthen public awareness of immunology as a basis for individual health and well-being.
Established in 2005 by the European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS), the success of Day of Immunology led to it being celebrated worldwide since 2007. Under the auspices of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology (ASI) and other generous sponsors, Day of Immunology has been celebrated in Victoria since 2009.
For more information, please visit or click here to email us. 

How to register

Register before April 28th 2022 for your FREE ticket to this fabulous event.
Scroll down to the green button below 'REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT'.

This is a COVID-safe event

Your health and safety are of utmost importance to us.  Please be prepared to present your current COVID-19 vaccination status if asked by Event Organisers.

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